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Owner: Pennsylvania Railroad
Model:Altoona 4-4-0Built As:Builder Info (Unavailable )
Serial Number:1399Order No:
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Notes:PRR Class D-16SB; Altoona, PA.
Other locos with this serial:  PRR 1223(4-4-0) PRR 1223(4-4-0) PRR 1223(4-4-0) PRR 1223(4-4-0) PRR 1223(4-4-0)
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"World Famous," Page 54, 1973
Title:  "World Famous," Page 54, 1973
Description:  Here is page 54 of a 64-page booklet published by Harry P. Albrecht entitled "World Famous Horseshoe Curve, Altoona, Pennsylvania Railroad." It was issued originally during September of 1973. Left Side, Top Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #142, a Class D (4-4-0) "American" built by the Baldwin Locomotive Company during 1862 and retired in 1866. Left Side, Middle Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #173, an H-1 (2-8-0) "Consolidated" built in Altoona during 1875 and retired in April of 1896. Left Side, Bottom Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #963, a B-3 (0-6-0) switcher built in Altoona during 1882 and sold to E.H. Wilson in March of 1905. Right Side, Top Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #1515, a D-15 (4-4-0) "Compound" built in Altoona during 1892 and retired in November of 1905. Right Side, Middle Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #1223, a D-16SB (4-4-0) "American" built in Juniata during 1905 and now at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. Right Side, Bottom Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #1067, an E-6S (4-4-2) "Atlantic" built in Juniata during 1910 and retired in June of 1950.
Photo Date:  9/22/1973  Upload Date: 5/29/2017 10:15:11 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 142(4-4-0) PRR 173(2-8-0) PRR 963(0-6-0) PRR 1515(4-4-0) PRR 1223(4-4-0) PRR 1067(4-4-2)
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Altoona Shops Inspection Trip, Front Cover, 1981
Title:  Altoona Shops Inspection Trip, Front Cover, 1981
Description:  Here is the front cover associated with a 17-page version of the Pennsylvania Railroad's 13-page booklet entitled "Altoona Shops Inspection Trip ~ Sunday, May 16, 1937." It appeared on the September 1981 issue of "The Keystone" magazine. Photo Caption: "Three great PRR 'fans' pose with the 1223 at the Altoona Open House on May 16, 1937: left, E. Howard Askew; center, Joe Lovell; right, Charles Chaney." PRR engine #1223 is a D-16SB (4-4-0) "American" built in Juniata as a D-16B during 1905, later rebuilt as a D-16SB, sold to the Strasburg Railroad in October of 1960, and presently on display at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg.
Photo Date:  9/22/1981  Upload Date: 6/7/2018 2:42:28 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 1223(4-4-0)
Views:  49   Comments: 0
Altoona Shops Inspection Trip, Page 19, 1981
Title:  Altoona Shops Inspection Trip, Page 19, 1981
Description:  Here is page 16 of a 17-page version of the Pennsylvania Railroad's 13-page booklet entitled "Altoona Shops Inspection Trip ~ Sunday, May 16, 1937." It appeared in the September 1981 issue of "The Keystone" magazine, page 19. Top Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #1223, a D-16SB (4-4-0) "American" built in Juniata as a D-16B during 1905, later rebuilt as a D-16SB, sold to the Strasburg Railroad in October of 1960, and presently on display at the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania in Strasburg. Photo by Dr. Walter Teskey. Bottom Photo: Shown here is PRR engine #68, an E-6S (4-4-2) "Atlantic" built in Juniata during 1914 and retired in July of 1949 after 35 years of faithful service.
Photo Date:  9/22/1981  Upload Date: 6/7/2018 4:44:18 AM
Location:  Altoona, PA
Author:  Thomas C. Ayers
Categories:  Steam
Locomotives:  PRR 1223(4-4-0) PRR 68(4-4-2)
Views:  47   Comments: 0


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